Africa Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Teeters Between Eastern Investment & Western Exploitation

Harare (GPA) – With a new Zimbabwean president via coup d’état, the mainstream media speculates that the coup was sponsored by China. Meanwhile, the nation’s new leadership has already received financial backing from Beijing and is seeking investments from western powers. On Nov. 6th, 2017, Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old president of Zimbabwe fired his vice […]

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Tired of US “Aid” (Exploitation), Africa and Global South Look to China

Beijing (MPN) – How much can Raytheon, Mastercard, Nokia, Monsanto and the like be trusted to invest in long-term outcomes in the global South? When you see the actors behind U.S. ‘aid and development’ in Africa, is it any wonder that African leaders would look for any other partner to work with? There has been […]

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Africa Libya

ISIS Establishes a Series of Checkpoints in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 9 January, two ISIS vehicles reportedly set up a temporary checkpoint on the road west of Sirte near Abu Grein, inspecting vehicles and confiscating goods. On 11 January, a would-be ISIS bomber surrendered himself to al-Bunyan al-Marsous (BM) forces after defusing the bomb he was instructed to detonate. It is not […]

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Why Did Sudan Close Their Border with Eritrea?

Khartoum (GPA) – Sudan closed their border with Eritrea as long-standing tensions with Egypt begin to flare up. Ongoing disputes over territory and resources, as well as Sudan’s relations with Turkey, triggered the dispute. On January 6th Sudan shut their border with Eritrea after fortifying it with thousands of troops. The closure comes off the […]

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Africa Libya

Tripoli’s Special Deterrent Force Arrest Two Daesh (ISIS) Fighters in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 9 January, Tripoli’s Special Deterrent Force (Rada) announced the arrest of two ISIS fighters – Mohammed Abdullah Balah (Abu Ayoub) and Siraj Khalifa Ali Abdul Rahman al-Jahawi (Abu Huraira) – who confessed to being responsible for the failed Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) bombing in the al-Dreibi District in southwest Tripoli […]

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Africa Analysis United States

Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

Washington (TeleSUR) – It will be many years before Africa and its 54 nations are truly free from the stubborn neocolonial mindset, which is grounded in racism, economic exploitation and military interventions. There is a real – but largely concealed – war which is taking place throughout the African continent. It involves the United States, an invigorated Russia, […]

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Israel Tells African Migrants They Have 90 Days to Leave or go to Jail

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Israel will force tens of thousands of African migrants to leave over the next three months by threatening to arrest those who stay, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Speaking at a cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that the Israeli government will offer migrants a $3,500 payment and a free air ticket home or […]

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Africa in Review 2017: Reconstruction and the Impediments of Imperialism

Washington DC (GR) – Mass demonstrations, repositioning priorities, and the escalating Pentagon presence. Coal mining had been a lucrative business in the northeastern Oriental region of Morocco for many decades where in the city of Jerada thousands of workers were employed in the extractive industry. During the 1930s, the earliest trade unions in the North […]